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Hill, Sir Rowland(Encyclopedia)Hill, Sir Rowland, 1795–1879, English educator, inventor, and postal reformer. He introduced the system of self-government in his school at Hazelwood in Birmingham. In his Plans for the Government a...
Malindidzimu Hill(Encyclopedia)Malindidzimu Hill mälnddz´moo [key] or World's View, granite hill, SW Zimbabwe, 25 mi (40 km) S of Bulawayo. It was designated by Cecil Rhodes as the resting place for those who served Gre...
Haringey(Encyclopedia)Haringey hâr´ng-g [key], outer borough (1991 pop. 187,300) of Greater London, SE England. Although defined as an outer borough by statute, Haringey is treated as an inner borough statistically...
Hill, Geoffrey(Encyclopedia)Hill, Geoffrey (Sir Geoffrey William Hill), 1932–2016, English poet, b. Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, grad. Oxford. Widely hailed as one of the finest poets of his generation, he wrote complex, densel...
Legh, Rowland(Encyclopedia)Legh, Rowland: see Lee, Rowland.
Lee, Rowland(Encyclopedia)Lee or Legh, Rowland both: l [key], d. 1543, English bishop. Educated at Cambridge, he received preferments under the patronage of Cardinal Wolsey, who employed him in the suppression of the monaste...
Ross, Sir Ronald(Encyclopedia)Ross, Sir Ronald, 1857–1932, English physician, b. Almora, India. He studied malaria in India as a member (1881–99) of the Indian Medical Service, was professor of tropical medicine at University ...
Majuba Hill(Encyclopedia)Majuba Hill mjoo´b [key], E KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, in the Drakensberg Range. On Feb. 27, 1881, a British force of 500 was routed there by Boer (Afrikaner) troops under the command of P. J...
Malvern Hill(Encyclopedia)Malvern Hill: see Seven Days battles.
Forest Hill(Encyclopedia)Forest Hill, part of metropolitan Toronto, S. Ont., Canada.
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